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ISRI Time Capsule: Getting Started with ISRI’s First Annual Convention

In ISRI’s first full year as an association—1988—key challenges for the scrap industry included Superfund, the proliferation of municipal curbside collection programs, and the industry’s poor public image.

Jan25TimeCapsuleScrapFirstConventionISRI held its first convention January 13-16 that year at Century Plaza in Los Angeles, with journalists Pierre Salinger and Linda Ellerbee as keynote speakers. The event attracted 2,250 attendees.

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